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Suzy Klein

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein.

Suzy Klein with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Musical Time Travellers – stories behind the music-making of the British Isles.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, the conductor Semyon Bychkov

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection

3 hours

Last on

Thu 29 Aug 2019 09:00

Music Played

  • George Gershwin

    Three Preludes: No.2

    Orchestra: Harmonie Ensemble New York. Conductor: Steven Richman.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G major, RV 150

    Orchestra: La Serenissima. Director: Adrian Chandler.
    • Vivaldi: The French Connection 2.
    • Avie.
    • 17-19.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Trio in F minor, op.65 - 2nd mvt

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Philips.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold


    Conductor: John Wilson. Orchestra: Sinfonia of London.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Mary Lattimore

    Hello From the Edge of the Earth

    Performer: Mary Lattimore.
    • Ghostly.
  • Thomas Tallis

    In jejunio et fletu

    Choir: Stile Antico.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt, Allegro molto)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings BPHR 150071.
    • Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings.
    • 3.
  • François Couperin

    Le tic-toc-choc (Pièces de clavecin, Ordre No 18)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Couperin: Keyboard Music 1: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Elena Kats‐Chernin

    The Witching Hour - Concerto for 8 double-basses & orchestra (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Australian World Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Briger.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Alto Giove (Polifemo)

    Singer: Philippe Jaroussky. Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Andrea Marcon.
    • ERATO.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 35 in D major, K 385, 'Haffner' (1st mvt)

    Conductor: Frans Brüggen. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century.
    • Philips.
  • Franklin Ardelle

    Won't You Come Over and Play Croquet

    Performer: Jennifer Partridge. Singer: Ian Partridge.
    • Just Accord.
  • Richard M.Sherman

    Mary Poppins - Feed The Birds

    Composer: Robert B.Sherman. Singer: Julie Andrews. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Telarc : CD80196.
    • Telarc.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in F, Op 54

    Performer: Paul Lewis.
  • Pau Casals

    El Cant des Ocells (The Song of the Birds)

  • John Adams

    Grand Pianola Music – Final mvt (On the Dominant Divide)

  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Cantus Articus - Melankolia

  • Fritz Kreisler

    Marche miniature viennoise

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Performer: Katya Apekisheva.
    • Kreisler - Violin Music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana - Norman, Giacomini.
    • Philips.
  • Christina Pluhar

    Hicâz Mandira

    Composer: Sultan Abdülaziz. Orchestra: L’Arpeggiata. Conductor: Christina Pluhar.
    • Mediterraneo.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 105.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dances Op. 45 (No. 1)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Rachmaninov: The Bells, Symphonic Dances.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 005.
  • William Byrd

    Bow thine Ear, O Lord

    Music Arranger: Nico Muhly. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Seeing is believing.
    • Decca Music Group.
    • 006.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Dies Natalis (The Salutation)

    Performer: Amy Dickson. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Decca.
  • Duke Ellington

    Do Nothing Till You Hear from Me

    Singer: Dinah Washington.
    • Capitol.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quintet in C major D.956 for 2 violins, viola and 2 cellos - Adagio

    Performer: Gautier Capuçon. Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Erato.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Study in C major, Op 10 No 1

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    La boutique fantasque (Tarantella)

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Rossini-Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque - Davis.
    • CBS.
    • 2.


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